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Curved-Fold Cardboard Geodesic Dome by TaffGoch Curved-Fold Cardboard Geodesic Dome :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 1 2 Starweave - Icosa by TaffGoch Starweave - Icosa :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 0 2 Tensegrity 2v{1,1} Double-Layer - Ice by TaffGoch Tensegrity 2v{1,1} Double-Layer - Ice :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 2 3 Tensegrity 2v{1,1} Double-Layer - Hot by TaffGoch Tensegrity 2v{1,1} Double-Layer - Hot :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 1 1 Tensegrity 2v{1,1} Double-Layer - Fire by TaffGoch Tensegrity 2v{1,1} Double-Layer - Fire :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 1 1 Tensegrity 2v{1,1} Double-Layer - Cold by TaffGoch Tensegrity 2v{1,1} Double-Layer - Cold :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 1 5 Bucky's 60-Strut Tensegrity Sphere by TaffGoch Bucky's 60-Strut Tensegrity Sphere :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 1 1 Nexorades pentagon scale - ARCS by TaffGoch Nexorades pentagon scale - ARCS :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 3 1 Nexorades pentagon scale - MORE by TaffGoch Nexorades pentagon scale - MORE :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 0 7 Rotegrity - Belgium by TaffGoch Rotegrity - Belgium :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 8 7 Nexorades - Pentagon Scale by TaffGoch Nexorades - Pentagon Scale :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 0 2 Rotegrity 3v{0,3} by TaffGoch Rotegrity 3v{0,3} :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 0 1 Rotegrity 3v{1,2} by TaffGoch Rotegrity 3v{1,2} :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 0 8 Rotegrity 2v{0,2} by TaffGoch Rotegrity 2v{0,2} :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 0 3 Rotegrity 2v{1,1} by TaffGoch Rotegrity 2v{1,1} :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 1 1 Rotegrity 1v{0,1} by TaffGoch Rotegrity 1v{0,1} :icontaffgoch:TaffGoch 0 1

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Curved-Fold Cardboard Geodesic Dome
Geodesic dome, composed of curved-fold cardboard struts • See original dome, at the link:
srchlab - Curved-Fold-Dome
(Plenty of photos)

Original dome diameter: 7 meters • Such a dome can be made, instead, of sheet metal, assembled with pop-rivets

SketchUp 3D model available • 3D Warehouse: Curved-Fold Cardboard Geodesic Dome • Patterns for struts included • Four strut definitions • The design of the strut "end flaps" allows for construction without hubs
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Starweave - Icosa
Geodesic weave • Icosahedron symmetry • Geodesic class: I • Frequency: 1v Simplest of the icosahedral "starweaves" • Only two different segment lengths required • All segments lie on "great circles"
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TaffGoch
Physicist/geometer
Artist
United States
If you can't tell, already, I'm enamored of geodesic constructs.

It is my hope that these deviations will inspire others.

Physicist/geometer,
-Taff
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If you ever need help with the geometry of geodesic domes (or spheres,) there is help available:

Geodesic Help Group (Google Group)

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:iconbear48:
bear48 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Professional
I love your gallery

Do you have and advice on drawing multi-legged spirals?
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Kit-Elliott Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the :+devwatch: - I hope you enjoy what I come up with! Nice to see a fellow physicist on DA too!
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Snohyn Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011
Thank you for the fave. :meow:
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GerardoGarcia Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
Hello,

I have some questions related to the modification/use of your sketchup Zapoche/Holywood hills models for an entry in the BFI Challenge. At the same time, we'd be honoured to inviite you to be a honorary/active sponsor of our project. It is a building for the empowermente of handicapped group. Thanks in advance Gerardo García (garciacabrero@yahoo.com).
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emptynest313 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
TaffGoch I am new to this site but I just sent you a long winded note and really need your expertise - I am stuck. Thank you. Pam
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jsp7707 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011
Very nice Gallery!!
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TaffGoch Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011
Thanks, Jeff,

After seeing your gears & geodesics, I reckoned you might find mine mutually-interesting. :handshake:

-Taff
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kuzy62 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconthxwatchplz:
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TaffGoch Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011
I thought that I'd done that a while ago... :D
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billybob884 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011
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